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Yanks homer in 27th straight to tie mark

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NEW YORK (AP) The Yankees' most recent power feat qualifies as "obscure" to manager Aaron Boone. Just not unexpected.

Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched New York's home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and the Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Monday night. Hicks and Stanton each hit three-run drives, and New York matched the mark set by Alex Rodriguez and the 2002 Texas Rangers.

"Nothing surprises me that they do," Boone said about his club, which set a major league record last year with 267 homers. "I wouldn't set out to predict they're going to break that one. That's kind of an obscure one. But now that it's happened, with our group, does it surprise me? No."

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AL Home Runs
Rank Name HR
1t E. Encarnación, NYY23
1t G. Sánchez, NYY23
3 M. Trout, LAA22
4t A. Bregman, Hou21
4t J. Soler, KC21
6 E. Rosario, Min20
7 M. Kepler, Min19
8t J. Abreu, CWS18
8t M. Chapman, Oak18
8t G. Torres, NYY18
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AL Runs Batted In
Rank Name RBI
1 D. Santana, Sea59
2 E. Rosario, Min57
3 M. Trout, LAA56
4 J. Abreu, CWS55
5t E. Encarnación, NYY53
5t J. Soler, KC53
7 G. Sánchez, NYY52
8t X. Bogaerts, Bos51
8t A. Bregman, Hou51
8t M. Kepler, Min51
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